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    The four vessels will secure the strategic waters that control access to the Suez Canal.

    Four Egyptian navy warships entered the Suez Canal on Thursday en route to the Gulf of Aden after the Egyptian government pledged military support for a Saudi-led offensive against Houthi rebels in Yemen.

    The vessels will participate in military operations to maintain security in the strategic waters that control southern access to the waterway.

    Gulf States Launch Military Operation in Yemen (442)


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